Industry

Aerospace, Defense, and Government Services

The aerospace, defense, and government services (ADG) industry is changing significantly. Global spending on defense and weapon system platforms is increasing. Governments are procuring analysis ...

Representative experience

Representing a leading aerospace company in its US$5bn merger of equals transaction, one of the more complex ADG M&A transactions in recent years.

Performing internal investigation in 35+ countries on 5 continents. Managing subsequent interactions and negotiations with governmental investigating authorities.

Representing a leading launch vehicle provider in bid protest litigation involving a multibillion dollar contract for national security space satellites.

Assisting ADG companies to classify commodities, technology, and software under the EAR and ITAR. Seeking formal classification rulings from U.S. Departments of Commerce and State.

Advising a major defense contractor working in Iraq on contractor risk, including issues pertaining to the Defense Base Act and Status of Forces Agreement.


Assisting a satellite operator on the procurement of a military satellite for use by NATO forces.


Advising defense contractors and critical infrastructure owners on utilizing cyber threat information sharing programs.


Defending bid protest litigation involving a US$1.5bn, 10-year contract for management and operation of the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve.


Advising a leading aerospace and defense company in the acquisition of a government services provider via a reverse triangular merger.


Advising a major defense contractor on CAS audits and other DCAA reviews involving the company’s cost-accounting capabilities and internal controls.

Hogan Lovells Publications

ADG Insights: U.S. government's increased efforts in supply chain integrity Government Contracts Alert

Through ADG Insights, we share with you the top legal and political issues affecting the aerospace, defense, and government services (ADG) industry. Our ADG industry team monitors the...

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The Trump administration issues its R&D budget priorities for FY 2020

On July 31 the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Mick Mulvaney, and the Deputy Assistant to the President, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Michael Kratsios, jointly...

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Blog Post

Legislative and regulatory update on federal supply chain risk management

The U.S. government is renewing its focus on mitigating technological risks by regulating the supply chain for various goods and services. To achieve these goals, Congress and agencies have ...

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Published Works

Need to know Q&A - Drones in real estate EG's Global Investor Guide

Lisa Ellman, Global UAS Chair, summarizes the regulatory challenges around the use of drones in real estate for the Global Investor Guide.

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Space Policy Directive - 2, streamlining regulations on commercial use of space ADG Alert

On 24 May 2018, continuing on his commitment to reform certain outdated U.S. space industry policies, President Trump signed the new Space Policy Directive - 2 (the Directive). This new...

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Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation Quarterly Newsletter – Spring 2018

Outline of global antitrust law developments Spring 2018.

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